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Life at Gesto

Welcome to Gesto Culinary & Hospitality Academy, a place where your passion for hospitality turns into a rewarding career. We're committed to providing a nurturing and inclusive environment, where every student gets the opportunity to grow, innovate, and excel. Here at Gesto, we believe in fostering a community where diversity is celebrated, and dreams are realized.

Campus Overview

Step into the world of hospitality excellence at our Gesto Culinary & Hospitality Academy. Our campus is a dynamic blend of modern sophistication and practical learning spaces. State-of-the-art classrooms, fully equipped kitchens, and simulated hotel environments provide a hands-on learning experience. Our accomplished faculty, industry-aligned curriculum, and extensive industry partnerships ensure a comprehensive education. Immerse yourself in our vibrant campus life, where extracurricular activities and industry events complement academics. With a global perspective, international collaborations, and exchange programs, our students gain a competitive edge. Join us on a journey where innovation, tradition, and immersive experiences converge, shaping tomorrow's leaders in the dynamic hospitality sector.


Events and Celebrations


Embark on a journey of excitement and camaraderie with our vibrant Events and Celebrations. From cultural festivals to industry expos, our calendar is adorned with dynamic occasions that enrich student life. Engage in spirited competitions, culinary extravaganzas, and networking events that provide valuable industry exposure. We celebrate achievements, milestones, and cultural diversity, fostering a sense of community among students. These events serve as platforms for skill showcase, networking, and forging lifelong connections. Join us in creating unforgettable memories and honing not just academic prowess, but also the social and cultural dimensions that shape well-rounded hospitality professionals.

Earn While you Learn

Experience the synergy of education and earnings with our 'Earn While You Learn' program. Tailored for students seeking financial independence, this initiative seamlessly integrates work and study. Dive into part-time opportunities within the dynamic hospitality industry, where every task becomes a stepping stone toward professional growth. As you juggle academic pursuits and hands-on experience, cultivate essential skills, build a robust professional network, and earn income simultaneously. This holistic approach not only eases financial burdens but also propels you towards a successful career. Embrace a transformative education that values practical application, paving the way for a prosperous future in the evolving landscape of hospitality.


Professional Advancement

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Enrich your educational journey with our vibrant Extracurricular Activities and Career Development programs. Beyond the classroom, students engage in a spectrum of activities, from leadership workshops and industry seminars to cultural events. Our holistic approach fosters well-rounded individuals, equipping them with practical skills and a global perspective. Career development initiatives, including internships, resume-building workshops, and industry mentorship, ensure students are industry-ready upon graduation. With a focus on nurturing both personal and professional growth, our commitment to excellence extends beyond academics, preparing students to thrive in the dynamic and competitive landscape of the hospitality industry.

Community Engagement

Immerse yourself in our commitment to Community Engagement, where education extends beyond the classroom. We believe in making a positive impact by actively participating in local initiatives and social responsibility. Students are encouraged to contribute to the community through outreach programs, volunteering, and collaborative projects. This hands-on engagement not only enriches the learning experience but also instills a sense of social responsibility. From supporting local causes to fostering community connections, we empower students to become compassionate leaders. Join us in creating a culture of giving back, where education becomes a catalyst for positive change in both our immediate surroundings and the wider world.


Empowering Students through Sports


At our college, we recognize the importance of maintaining a healthy balance between academic studies and physical activity. We firmly believe that engaging in sports not only fosters physical well-being but also enhances cognitive abilities and promotes overall mental health. That's why we provide dedicated time and resources for sports, ensuring that students have the opportunity to participate in various athletic activities alongside their studies. We understand that a well-rounded education encompasses both mental and physical development, and we are committed to supporting our students in achieving excellence in all aspects of their college life.

“My journey at Gesto Culinary and Hospitality Academy in Margao has been truly enriching. The faculty's dedication and industry-focused approach prepared me for a successful career in the culinary world."

Maria D'Souza, Goa

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